‘Crucial finding’: Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs hit Earth in the spring, new study shows

The asteroid which killed nearly all dinosaurs struck the Earth during the spring, according to new research.

To reach their conculsions, researchers searched parts of North Dakota in the US to find fossilised paddlefishes and sturgeons that were killed when the asteroid made impact with Earth.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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